Two ECP members retire after completing tenure

A Pakistan anti-terrorist force personal uses a metal detector to check the area of the Election Commission in Islamabad on August 26, 2008. (AFP/File)
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Updated 26 July 2021

Two ECP members retire after completing tenure

July 26: The Express Tribune reported that two members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa member Irshad Qaiser and Punjab member Altaf Ibrahim Qureshi – have retired after completing their five-year term.

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Govt makes petrol dearer by Rs5/litre

Updated 16 September 2021

Govt makes petrol dearer by Rs5/litre

September 16: The Nation reported that the government on Wednesday increased the price of petrol by Rs 5 per litre, taking it to Rs 123.30 per litre which is the new high in the country’s history.

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SC dismisses plea challenging CEC’s appointment

Updated 16 September 2021

SC dismisses plea challenging CEC’s appointment

September 16: The News reported that the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) after the petitioner failed to submit solid grounds for dismissal of Sikandar Sultan Raja.

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Rupee falls further in intra-day trade

Updated 16 September 2021

Rupee falls further in intra-day trade

September 16: The Express Tribune reported that Pakistani rupee lost further ground on Wednesday and fell to Rs169.63 in intra-day trading in the inter-bank market.

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Mango exports to Pakistan expected to start in two weeks

Updated 16 September 2021

Mango exports to Pakistan expected to start in two weeks

September 16: Business Daily reported that Kenya could make its maiden mango exports to Pakistan in about a fortnight as Nairobi races to endorse a long-delayed trade deal between the two countries.

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Pakistan's Imran Khan says world should give Taliban 'time' on human rights but fears 'chaos' without aid

Updated 16 September 2021

Pakistan's Imran Khan says world should give Taliban 'time' on human rights but fears 'chaos' without aid

September 16: CNN reported that Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said the best way forward for peace and stability in Afghanistan is to engage with the Taliban and "incentivize" them on issues such as women's rights and inclusive government.

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